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We’re building an inclusive community that inspires
engagement, equality, and respect for all.

Great Lakes Bay
PRIDE at HOME

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PRIDE FESTIVAL

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A Message From Perceptions
COVID-19 Impacts

Perceptions Annual
HOLIDAY GALA

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We use all of these tools and more to promote and showcase
our diverse community here in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Education, Advocacy,
Networking, & Resources

Education, Advocacy,
Networking, & Resources

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We honor those who have made positive contributions
to support the LGBTQ+ community in our region.

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PRIDE AWARDS

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PRIDE AWARDS

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The Great Lakes Bay Region’s LGBTQ+ Resource Group

Welcome to Perceptions


Perceptions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization on a mission to provide inclusive sexual orientation and gender identity/expression (SOGIE) education, advocacy, networking, and resources to individuals and organizations in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Perceptions is the region’s LGBTQ+ resource group with a coverage area spanning the counties of Saginaw, Bay, Midland, Clare, Isabella, Tuscola, and beyond. We look forward to welcoming you to an upcoming event.

Upcoming Events

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Major Events


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Virtual: Transgender Support Group

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OUTdoors Together Hikes

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Harmony Diversity Choir: Outdoor Rehearsal

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Virtual Happy Hour

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Virtual: Compass Groups – Teens

Virtual: Compass Groups – Adults

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OUTdoors Together Hikes – National Coming Out Day Edition!

National Coming Out Day: A Conversation with Michigan’s LGBTQ Candidates

Harmony Diversity Choir: Indoor Rehearsal

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Equality Michigan Virtual Office Hours

Virtual Happy Hour

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Virtual: Board Meeting

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Transgender Social Meeting

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PFLAG Great Lakes Bay

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Harmony Diversity Choir: Zoom Socials

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Virtual Happy Hour

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Busting the Myths About Foster Care & Adoption for the LGBTQ+ Community

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Perceptions Programming


Image of the Harmony Diversity Choir group singing.

Harmony Diversity Choir uses the language of music to educate, network and advocate for diversity, inclusion and equality throughout the region.


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Our transgender group is for all transgender, intersex and gender non-conforming people, our partners and allies residing within and beyond our region.


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Perceptions awards a scholarship each May to assist with the pursuit of higher education through college, university, or trades opportunities.


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Tobacco use disproportionately affects the LGBT community. Learn more about the resources available to help you on your quitting journey.


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